Mr. Thomas (Tom) Kennedy, 79, passed away on Monday, February 08, 2010 at the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice & Community Care center in Rock Hill, SC.
Tom was born October 3rd 1930 in Bellshill, Scotland, and was the son of the late Thomas Samuel Kennedy and Mary Brown Kennedy. He was pre-deceased by his wife, Margaret Hanson Kennedy, a brother John Kennedy, and sister Mabel Kennedy Brownlie.
Tom served in the Royal Air Force and immigrated to the United States from Scotland in 1968. He is survived by his daughters, Deborah Kennedy Roth of Greenville and Laura Kennedy Walker of Ridge Spring, his fiancÈe Phyllis Macomber of Rock Hill, three grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter.
Burial will be at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hendersonville, NC after a private family service. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Jude Childrenís Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105: or the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice & Community Care Center, 2275 India Hook Rd, Rock Hill, SC 29731.
The family wishes to thank the staff of the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice & Community Care Center for their kindness and care during Tomís stay there.